The occupational keynote Tuesday, October 19 will focus on workplace violence and what workplaces can do to prepare themselves. The speakers are Carol Cambridge, CEO of Violence Free; Carri Casteel, MPH, PhD, President-Elect Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health University of Iowa; Kevin L. Foust, Chief of Police & Director of Security, Virginia Tech Police Department; Juliann Sum, JD, ScM, Chief of Cal/OSHA.
The National Safety Council and the American Staffing Association have jointly published a case study addressing the safety obligations of staffing companies and host employers to temporary workers. The case study was published in conjunction with the two organizations’ respective alliances with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
More than 14,000 safety professionals are expected to attend this year’s NSC Congress & Expo from October 15-22. This year’s event, Make Building a Safer Workplace a Reality, features more than 1,000 exhibitors, more than 100 professional development seminars, 10 keynote speakers and an executive-edge track, giving attendees access to unparalleled resources to improve safety.
TenCate Protective Fabrics will launch a new family of FR fabrics specially engineered for inclement weather conditions for use in personal protective garments at the 2016 National Safety Congress in Anaheim.
At the recent staging of OS+H Asia 2016, The Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia, 199 exhibitors from 25 countries showcased their latest technologies for the sector to more than 4,500 visitors from 40 countries.
The partner country at A+A, 2017, International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety, Security and Health at Work, will be Great Britain. Although the partner country was selected by the trade fair advisory board during A+A 2015 -long before the ‘Brexit’ referendum - Joachim Schäfer, Managing Director at Messe Düsseldorf, considers the changed political circumstances an ideal opportunity: “The current situation results in many issues for the suppliers of protective items and security equipment."
The Career Center at the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo will provide a professional setting for those looking to start their careers, change positions and update their resume or to speak with representatives offering advice about certification and career counseling.
The National Safety Council follows the guidelines established by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. If you attend the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo, you are eligible to earn Continuing Education Units, Continuance of Certification and Certification Maintenance Credits.